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Langridge, Philip 1939-2010

Overview
Works: 939 works in 2,604 publications in 10 languages and 30,762 library holdings
Genres: Music  Musical settings  Drama  Fiction  Live sound recordings  Psychological fiction  Operas  Diary fiction  Filmed operas  Oratorios 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Narrator, Vocalist, Other, Interviewee, Commentator, Musician, Actor
Classifications: M2000, 782.1
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Publications about Philip Langridge
Publications by Philip Langridge
Publications by Philip Langridge, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Philip Langridge
The Messiah by George Frideric Handel( Sound Recording )
72 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,257 libraries worldwide
Based on the first London performance of March 23rd, 1743
The turn of the screw by Henry James( file )
31 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 693 libraries worldwide
Recorded Mar. 1981 in London
Werther by Jules Massenet( file )
20 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in French and German and held by 638 libraries worldwide
The story of a young poet and his tragic love affair with Charlotte, the eldest daughter of the town Magistrate
Gurre-Lieder by Arnold Schoenberg( Sound Recording )
31 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 611 libraries worldwide
Recorded May 1992 in the Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Wien
Oedipus Rex by Igor Stravinsky( visu )
43 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 569 libraries worldwide
This ambitious production uses a number of striking visual elements including a massive set that floats above a reflecting pool, huge puppets, and sculptures. The noted Butoh artist, Min Tanaka, dances the role of Oedipus, and is joined by twenty dancers to portray this classical tragedy
King Priam by Michael Tippett( Sound Recording )
35 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 563 libraries worldwide
Recorded in Kingsway Hall, London. Previously issued on LP
Orchestral song-cycles by Benjamin Britten( file )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and French and held by 522 libraries worldwide
Moses und Aron by Arnold Schoenberg( Sound Recording )
40 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 509 libraries worldwide
Schoenberg's only full-length opera, based on the Biblical story of the exodus, was left incomplete at the time of his death. It is stunningly brought to life here in its Met premiere run, conducted by James Levine, who brings out all of the score's emotional intensity. John Tomlinson is Moses, the man appointed by God to lead his chosen people out of bondage and to worship its one, true, invisible Lord. His brother Aron (Philip Langridge) dazzles the people by working miracles and makes them worship a golden calf--leaving Moses in despair about his mission
War requiem : op. 66 ; Sinfonia da requiem : op. 20 ; Ballad of heroes : op. 14 by Benjamin Britten( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 471 libraries worldwide
Billy Budd by Benjamin Britten( visu )
37 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 464 libraries worldwide
Billy Budd, a young seaman, is persecuted malevolently by his master-at-arms, John Claggart. Unjustly accused of mutiny, Billy accidentally strikes Claggart dead, and the tormented Captain Vere has no option but to hang him
Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten( file )
25 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 449 libraries worldwide
Philip Langridge delivers a searing performance as the title hero, a fisherman accused by a hostile community of causing the death of his apprentice. Patricia Racette is Ellen Orford, the woman who stands by him, and Alan Opie sings Captain Balstrode, the man who realizes he is unable to protect Peter. A young Stephanie Blythe is Auntie, the innkeeper, and David Atherton conducts Britten’s first and most successful opera
The Tempest by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 440 libraries worldwide
Cutting-edge composer Thomas Ades follows up his successful opera Powder Her Face with an ambitious interpretation of Shakespeare's The Tempest
Death in Venice by Benjamin Britten( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 430 libraries worldwide
Thomas Mann's celebrated tale of unrequited love and death is given a new perspective in Benjamin Britten's final opera, first performed just a year and a half before this Met broadcast. The composer's long-time companion, tenor Peter Pears, reprises his world-premiere portrayal of Gustav von Aschenbach, the elderly and solitary novelist at the center of the story, who tragically falls in love with the beautiful youth Tadzio (played by a dancer). Pears is joined by two other veterans of the opera's world premiere--John Shirley-Quirk, who plays the seven characters that propel Aschenbach to his destiny, and conductor Steuart Bedford
Osud = Fate by Leoš Janáček( file )
20 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 425 libraries worldwide
Gesamtaufnahme in tschechischer Sprache, deutscher Text beiliegend. - Aufn.: 1995, live
Billy Budd by Benjamin Britten( file )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 425 libraries worldwide
Billy Budd, a paragon of simple goodness and virile beauty, is pressed into the crew of the HMS Indomitable
Wozzeck : opera in 3 acts and 15 scenes by Alban Berg( visu )
16 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in German and held by 392 libraries worldwide
A drama built around a poor working man who murders his faithless sweetheart and then commits suicide, while their child, unable to comprehend the tragedy, plays nearby
La clemenza di Tito : opera seria in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( visu )
27 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in Italian and English and held by 385 libraries worldwide
In this performance of Mozart's last opera, Nicholas Hytner's staging for the Glyndebourne Festival Opera sheds new light on a story of passion that overrides loyalty and integrity that is tested to the extreme
Settings of poems by W.H. Auden by Della Jones( file )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 380 libraries worldwide
Jenůfa by Leoš Janáček( visu )
35 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 373 libraries worldwide
A tale of passion, betrayal, and the transfiguring power of love. The embittered widow, Kostelnička, drowns her infant grandson to save her beloved stepdaughter Jenůfa from the shame and hardship of raising an illegitimate child
Gloriana by Benjamin Britten( Sound Recording )
25 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 366 libraries worldwide
Gloriana: Opera in Three Acts, op. 53. Libretto: William Plomer
 
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Langidge, Philip 1939-
Langidge, Philip 1939-2010
Langridge, Ph 1939-2010
Langridge, Philip Gordon.
Langridge, Philip Gordon 1939-
Langridge, Philip Gordon 1939-2010
Philip Langridge britischer Opern- und Oratoriensänger
Philip Langridge British opera singer
Philip Langridge Brits zanger
Philip Langridge tenore inglese
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Languages
English (235)
German (93)
Latin (34)
Czech (31)
Italian (23)
French (18)
Multiple languages (3)
Dutch (3)
Spanish (2)
Japanese (1)
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